NICMAR University Pune campus is equipped with a library. The Pune Campus Library is designed to support the students, faculty & research scholars. It is a specialized library in the area of Construction Management, Project Management, Real Estate Management & Infrastructure Development. In addition, the library provides knowledge resources in a variety of management & engineering subjects:


Business Management, International Business, e-Business, Financial Management, Facility Management, Maintenance Management, Human Resource Management, Conflict Management, Risk Management, Performance Management, Corporate Strategy, Strategic Management, Enterprise Resource Planning [ERP], Management Science, Knowledge Management, Management Information Systems [MIS], Project Management, Project Finance, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing, Innovation Management, Quality Management, Logistics Management, Marketing Management, etc.

Engineering & Construction:

Building Construction, Construction Contracts, Estimation, Equipments Management, Construction Materials, Building Maintenance, Geotechnical Engineering, Earthquake Engineering, Tunneling, Bridge Engineering, Airport Engineering, Transportation, Water Resources Management, Environmental Engineering & Management, Safety Management, etc.

Real Estate :

Land economics, City Planning, Smart Cities, Leasing, Rural Development, Urban Development, Housing, Property Finance & Management, Valuation, Special Economic Zones [SEZ], Commercial Real Estate, Asset Management etc.

Infrastructure Development :

Infrastructure Policy & Planning, Urban Infrastructure, Roads & Highways, Railroads, Intelligent Transportation, Infrastructure Finance, Harbours & Ports, Airports, Telecom Infrastructure, Power, Public Private Partnership [PPP] Projects etc.

Project Management :

Construction Project Management, Project Risk Management, Project Governance, Project Leadership, Project Planning & Investment, Industrial Project Management, Project Execution, Project Tools & Techniques, Complex & Mega Projects, Project Management Institute [PMI] Publications, PRIMAVERA, MICROSOFT PROJECT, Information Technology [IT] / Software Project Management, Project Scheduling, Critical Chain Project Management etc.

The other resources that include are City Planning, Information Technology, Engineering, Social Sciences, Architecture, Taxation, Law, etc.

The library has the area of around 3000 sq. ft. & is located on the first floor [F-05] of the Academic Block above the faculty cabins. The library also provides 24 X 7 access to digital resources in the area of Engineering & Management via wired LAN, wireless [Wi-Fi] network & remotely by subscribing to various databases consisting of scholarly content including books, journals, working papers, thesis & dissertations, magazines, conference proceedings, newspapers etc. The library also subscribes to the economic & business databases of Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, Mumbai, a leading business information company. It also subscribes to “Turnitin” – The Anti-Plagiarism Software. The library is also the Registration & Depository Center for NICMAR Cases & Technical Notes.

Library Resources :

The Library has developed an excellent collection of books, journals and non-book materials including videos in the core areas of interest of the Institute. It maintains separate collections of Reference Books, Standards including BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi) & IRC (Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi), NICMAR Cases & Technical Notes, Case Study Books, Institutional Publications including FIDIC (International Federation of Consulting Engineers, Geneva), Institution of Civil Engineers, UK & ILO (International Labour Organization, Geneva) Publications, NICMAR Publications, Bound volumes of periodicals, Theses, Compact Disc’s, Interactive Multimedia, Video Cassettes & Videos on modern marvels, architectural wonders, mega structures & extreme engineering of National Geographic, Discovery & History Channel.

The Library holds a collection of more than 26000 titles comprising of over 24600 books, periodicals, standards, cases, bound volumes of periodicals, thesis & audio-visual materials including videos, video cassettes & compact discs. The libraries subscribe to major technical & professional journals relevant to the mainline work of the Institute. The total collection of library as on 21st October 2021 stands as follows:



Books including Thesis


Bound Volume of Journals


Compact Disc’s




NICMAR Cases & Teaching Notes


Technical Notes


Print Periodicals


Videos & Interactive Multimedia




The E-Resources subscribed by the Central Library at Pune campus are as follows:

Sr. No.


Numbers (Titles)


Proquest ABI Inform Complete


Online full-text titles in Management, Construction, Real Estate, Project Management etc. with back files. 24 x 7 Unlimited user access


Proquest Ebook Central


Database of online, full-text ebooks in Business, Economics & Engineering. 24 x 7 Unlimited user access


ASCE Journals


Online full-text journals in Civil Engineering, Construction & allied areas with back files. 24 x 7 Unlimited user access


ASCE Proceedings


Online full-text Conference / Proceeding papers in Civil Engineering, Construction & allied areas with back files. 24 x 7 Unlimited user access


SCIENCEDIRECT – Business, Management & Accounting


Online full-text journals in Management, Project Management, Real Estate etc. with back files & archives. 24 x 7 Unlimited user access


Elsevier eBooks


Database of online, full-text ebooks in Construction, Engineering, Civil Engineering, Green Technology, Infrastructure, Transportation, Project Management, Smart Cities etc. 24X7 Unlimited user access.


Taylor & Francis Journals Online


Online full-text journals in Construction, Projects, Management & Urban Studies etc. with back files & archives. 24 x 7 Unlimited user access in Pune Campus


Sage Journals


Online full-text Journals in Management with back files. 24 x 7 Unlimited user access


Pearson eBooks


Database of online, full-text ebooks in Management, Construction, Project Management, etc. 24 x 7 Unlimited user access


CMIE Prowess IQ

51,800 +

Database of large & medium Indian firms. 24 x 7 user access; Register as a ‘New User’ for access.


CMIE Industry Outlook (IO)




Real time Analysis & Forecasts of Industry Groups. 24 x 7 user access.


CMIE Economic Outlook (EO)


Macroeconomic forecasts & insights along with real time analysis of data releases of the Indian Economy. 24 x 7 user access.


CMIE Capex


Database of new & ongoing investment projects in India. 24 x 7 user access.



  • Anti-plagiarism Software

The NICMAR library provides services to the faculty & students of the Institute. The main services include Circulation, Reference Services, Indexing & Bibliography, Database search services, Current Awareness Services, Photocopying etc.